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Job Description Summary
Performs advanced (senior-level) managerial work overseeing the financial work product of the Regional Water Project Development (RWPD) division of Water Supply and Infrastructure (WSI). Work involves performing and supervising financial analysis and regulatory work, including compiling, reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating financial data. The Credit Manager is a key management position in RWPD and is expected to exercise considerable initiative and to demonstrate sound, independent judgement as an agency representative. The Credit Manager works with the regional team managers, RWPD financial analysts, and other offices as needed to set priorities and provide direction, support, and oversight to effectively manage competing projects, tasks, and deadlines; ensures that projects follow applicable requirements. Works to develop strategies to effectively support the agencys mission. Plans, assigns and supervises the work of staff. Assists or leads in developing, reviewing, and implementing guidelines, procedures, policies, etc. Develops recommendations for Board consideration or other Agency purposes. Recommends appropriate action to ensure all projects meet the Boards credit standards and relevant state and federal program guidelines. The position requires proactive management of the financial assistance process, proactive interaction with both Finance staff and agency Financial Advisor, and actively maintaining knowledge about requirements, projects, and applicants. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Reports to the Director of the Regional Water Project Development (RWPD) Division.
Essential Job Functions
- Reviews and provides oversight and leadership of the financial work products produced by RWPD and WSI.
- Conducts, supervises, reviews, and approves security analyses that determine financial capacity of loan applicants, including leading the credit committee.
- Manages the RWPD closing process and works with the teams and finance to help ensure the accuracy and timely submittal of documents for commitment closings.
- Coordinates with finance on issues affecting projects, the division, and WSI.
- Provides leadership and direction to direct reports.
- Ensures consistency of financial analyst work products.
- Coordinates with the agency financial advisor on financial assistance programs and related bond sales as needed.
- Works proactively to identify potential problems or issues and takes necessary actions or makes recommendations to avoid, minimize, or mitigate problems.
- Manages and administers personnel and evaluates and addresses staff performance , including providing direct feedback on applicable performance appraisals and effectively handling personnel issues.
- Assists in developing, implementing, and overseeing quality control measures and processes to minimize errors and the associated risks.
- Responds to, implements direction from, and provides recommendations, advice, and support to the Director of RWPD and the Deputy Executive Administrator (DEA) and Assistant DEA of WSI.
- Coordinates the monitoring, exchange, and verification of certain SWIFT program financial information with Finance and external agency Financial Advisor.
- Presents recommendations on matters related to the division, including assisting in reviewing and establishing priorities for RWPD and WSI.
- Remains informed of local, state, and federal laws and regulations, TWDB policies and procedures, and programmatic requirements relevant to RWPD.
- Develops, reviews, and implements policies, procedures, guidelines, rules, and identifies and suggests updates or changes to same.
- Makes recommendations to improve operations as part of a general focus on improving processes.
- Maintains professional working relationships with and coordinates with other agency Teams, Divisions, Offices, and staff .
- Assists with bill analysis during legislative sessions.
- Performs routine and non-routine work assignments accurately and on-time with little or no errors or supervision.
- Provides effective leadership and management of the assigned team(s).
- Manages all project activities within the assigned team(s), providing technical direction and guidance.
- Monitors and reports work activities.
- Authorizes hiring, separations, disciplinary actions, and employee performance rewards.
- Assigns and plan job duties, conducts performance evaluations, clarifies roles and responsibilities, and monitors and measures performance against goals.
- Evaluates team performance and recommends and leads improvements.
- Supports the team and the divisions administrative requirements related to organization, budget, and personnel.
- Ensures the provision of quality customer service from the team(s) to both internal and external stakeholders.
- Manages the performance of direct reports, to include, timely completion of performance appraisals, and follow-through on disciplinary actions as needed.
- Maintains confidential and sensitive information.
- Ensures individual and team files (electronic and hard versions) are appropriately maintained and timely disposed of in accordance with the agencys records retention procedures and schedule.
- Maintains required certifications and licenses and meets the continuing education needs and requirements of the position to include, attending mandatory training courses.
- May be required to operate a state or personal vehicle for business purposes.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Public Administration, or a related field.
- Seven or more years of financial analysis experience primarily focused on municipal finance.
- Seven or more years progressively responsible professional work experience managing or leading projects and/or staff.
- Experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.
- Five years progressive work experience working with the TWDB financial assistance programs.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
- Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to the RWPD, WSI, and the TWDB; and of the principles and practices of public administration and management.
- Knowledge of TWDB financial assistance programs.
- Knowledge of finance administration and public finance.
- Knowledge of financial and industry terminology and practices.
- Knowledge of financial analyses and examination procedures for regulated entities, of financial and industry terminology and practices, and of statistical analysis.
- Possesses necessary skills and comprehensive knowledge to perform the job.
- Skills in using Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, and Access.
- Skills in use of internet, email, word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database software.
- Ability to perform and interpret numerical analyses.
- Ability to adhere to work schedules, follow procedures with respect to leave and submit accurate timesheets by prescribed deadlines.
- Ability to make mature, objective decisions and identify areas of potential problems.
- Ability to perform effectively and willingly when changes occur in scope and nature of the work and work environment.
- Ability to perform routine and non-routine work assignments accurately and on-time with little or no supervision.
- Ability to perform assigned duties and improve work habits and/or output.
- Ability to complete assigned work, on time, neatly and in order with infrequent errors.
- Ability to complete tasks and projects in a timely manner and persists until tasks are completed.
- Ability to interpret policies, procedures, and regulations.
- Ability to provide prompt, courteous and accurate assistance, and clear and concise communication to agency staff, as well as to employees of other political entities and the public both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to work with others in a team environment and cooperate with supervisors, co-workers, and others.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and schedule work to maintain regular progress on assignments and meet deadlines.
- Ability to stand/sit/move with no physical limitations or aids to perform activities such as retrieve/replace files in a large file system for boxes up to 30 lbs.
- Ability and willingness to travel 5% of the time, primarily within the State of Texas.
- Ability to operate a vehicle (state or personal) for state business and maintain a drivers license and driving record that complies with state and agency requirements.
- Ability to work days that may exceed 8 hours, including early mornings, nights, and weekends.
- Ability to train others.
- Ability to assign and/or supervise the work of others.
- Ability to maintain high level effective working relationships with agency personnel, Board Members, consultants, and government officials.
- Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing, including public speaking.
- Ability to manage multi-disciplinary teams.
- Ability to write and present complex financial and technical data.